A longtime elementary school principal credits a late Jesuit priest he once served with for teaching him some valuable lessons about leading a school by being an active, visible presence.

After 45 years in education, including 15 of the last 25 as principal in the Diocese of Phoenix, Mary Frances Malinoski retired June 3.

MAYER — Church history that dates back at least 100 years is bound to be a bit sketchy. Catholics in Mayer chose the best...

Not so long ago, the idea of bringing together hundreds of Catholic and Protestant followers of Christ for a day of prayer was unthinkable.

Some 150 Catholics stood praying the Rosary in front of the building that will soon house the new state headquarters for the state’s largest...

Not so very long ago, Catholics and other Christians were less than eager to pray together.

Friends and family of the first Hispanic governor of Arizona gathered at St. Mary’s Basilica May 16 to bid farewell to Raúl Héctor Castro.

Some 50,000 people witnessed Pope Francis being named an honorary member of the Harlem Globetrotters May 6. One of them was a Mesa Catholic who shook his hand.

Proof of a universal Catholic Church could be heard in the 16 languages that shared prayers, readings and songs during the diocesan Cultural Diversity Mass.

For centuries, the Shroud of Turin has intrigued Christians who believe it to be the burial shroud of Jesus Christ.


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